This number sense developing activity is fun, and low prep. It is great for the whole class or a small resource group. Teach children personalized concepts on decimals and rounding as the teacher is the one coming up with the decimals to examine. Simply print the 2 pages back-to-back and slip into a clear protective page holder.
Part of the math whiteboard interactive series
Represent and compare the fractions on the flats:
Teacher gives two decimals (ex: 0.4 and 0.04). Students have to represent them on the flats and then compare them (<,>,=)
Plot the decimals on the number line:
Teachers gives 5 decimals out loud and students write them. They place those same numbers on the provided number line.
Write the numbers in increasing order:
Write the above decimals in increasing order.
Write the decimal:
Teacher tells students to write a decimal ex: 34.987
Round the decimal to the nearest ____________:
Fill in line with a place value. For example, round 34.987 to the nearest unit: 35.
Plot the numbers on the number line:
Create a scale and plot both decimals (rounded and non-rounded) on the number line.
Click below for some other number sense and interactive math activities:
***Whiteboard Interactive Place Value and Decimals
***Five No Prep Math Centre Board Games - Multiples of 3,4,5,6 and 7 + addition
*** Find the Missing Number in the Series freebie
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Savvy Elementary Teacher